April 1, 1979, Forty Years Ago

Freedom Of Religion The Prime Minister, Morarji Desai expressed himself in favour of the Freedom of Religion Bill and said the government could not allow forced or lured conversions. He told a deputation of Christians who called on him that he had equal respect for all the religions, but he could never appreciate conversions by […]

Murder in Mohali

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Setting limits

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